Quick answer
"Geared" is a form of "gear", a noun which is often translated as "el engranaje". "Leverage" is a noun which is often translated as "el apalancamiento". Learn more about the difference between "leverage" and "geared" below.
leverage(
leh
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vrihj
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (physics)
a. el apalancamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Grab onto that rock on your left as leverage to pull you up.Agarra esa roca a su izquierda como apalancamiento para subirte.
b. hacer palanca
You can use a flat screwdriver as leverage to open the paint can.Para abrir la lata de pintura, puedes hacer palanca con un destornillador.
2. (influence)
a. la influencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My father has a lot of leverage in the club and can give you a discount.Mi padre tiene mucha influencia en el club y te puede dar un descuento.
b. la palanca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You can only find a job in that organization if you have leverage with someone who works there.Solo puedes conseguir trabajo en esa organización si tienes palanca con alguien que trabaja allí.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (finance)
a. apalancar
The bank finances large scale investments and leverages additional financial resources.El banco financia a grandes inversionistas y los apalanca con fondos adicionales.
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gear(
gihr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (mechanics)
a. el engranaje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Edmond has launched a new collection of wrist watches with visible gears.Edmond ha lanzado una nueva colección de relojes de pulsera con engranajes a la vista.
b. el mecanismo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We keep the gears well oiled to keep the machine running smoothly.Mantenemos el mecanismo bien engrasado para mantener la máquina funcionando sin problemas.
2. (equipment)
a. el equipo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Where is your gear? - In the laboratory.¿Dónde está tu equipo? - En el laboratorio.
b. las herramientas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The mechanic stored all his gear in the back room of the repair shop.El mecánico almacenaba todas sus herramientas en la trastienda del taller.
c. el aparejo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Paul and his son put their gear in the pick-up and headed for the creek to do some fishing.Paul y su hijo pusieron el aparejo en la camioneta y se dirigieron al arroyo para pescar un poco.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(belongings)
a. las cosas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I need you to take your gear out of this room.Necesito que saques tus cosas de esta habitación.
b. los bártulos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You can take your gear and leave this house right now.Puedes tomar tus bártulos e irte de esta casa ahora mismo.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(clothing)
a. la ropa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Where can I buy yoga gear in this city?¿Dónde puedo comprar ropa de yoga en esta ciudad?
5. (automobile)
a. la marcha
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The new car features an improved automatic gear shift.El nuevo auto incluye un mejor cambio de marcha automático.
b. la velocidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
John, shift down a gear when you take the next curve.John, reduce la velocidad cuando tomes la próxima curva.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to adapt)
a. orientar
Companies should gear their business model to a more efficient and productive one.Las empresas deberían orientar su modelo de negocio a uno más eficiente y productivo.
b. estar dirigido
The products from this startup are geared towards young people.Los productos de esta startup están dirigidos a gente joven.
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